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Optimal Scholarship

Amount: $2,000. About: Launched in 2010, the Optimal Scholarships program helps students with high financial need and strong career aspirations. The program offers three scholarship awards: Community College Scholarship, Undergraduate Scholarship, and Online Degree Scholarship. Each scholarship is a $2,000 award. The program is open to legal residents of the United States (excluding Rhode Island, Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands). To qualify for the Community College Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled at a public community college, junior college, technical college, or city college, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree at the associate’s level or a first-time bachelor’s level. To qualify for the Undergraduate Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree at the associate’s level or a first-time bachelor’s level. To qualify for the Online Degree Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree at the associate’s, bachelor’s or post-bachelor’s level.
Eligible Grade Levels: Technical School Student, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Graduate Student
Eligible Majors: All majors
Residency Requirement: No residency requirement
Minimum GPA: No GPA requirement
Deadline: December 30, 2022 Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.


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